Dairy veteran Shamalji Patel elected as GCMMF chairman

The cooperative chief from North Gujarat, Shamal Patel has been unanimously elected as the chairman of ₹52,000-crore dairy giant Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing and advertising Federation (GCMMF) replacing the incumbent Ramsinh Parmar soon after the election at the ‘Amul’ marketer.

Patel’s nomination was proposed by Ramsinh Parmar, out-going chairman and chairman, Kaira district cooperative milk union and supported by Shankar Chaudhary, chairman, Banaskantha district milk union. Patel heads the Sabarkantha District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union Ltd – recognised as Sabar Dairy – one particular of the eighteen member unions of GCMMF acquiring a turnover of around ₹5,seven-hundred crore with 3.eight lakh milk producers.

For the article of Vice President, dairy chief from Kutch, Valamji Humbal, Chairman of Kutch District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union, recognised as Sarhad Dairy, has been elected. Humbal’s nomination was proposed by Jetha Bharwad, chairman, Panchmahal district milk union and supported by Mohan Bharward, chairman, Ahmedabad district milk union. Sarhad dairy has an annual turnover of around ₹550 crore with one particular lakh milk producers.

The election was done by the Deputy Collector, Anand in the existence of eighteen associates who are chairmen symbolizing their district milk unions in the point out. Both of those the leaders were elected unanimously on Thursday at Anand.

GCMMF has a tradition of unanimous elections of its Chairmen because the inception in 1973 underneath the founder chairman Dr Verghese Kurien.

Before long soon after the election, Patel said, “The dairy cooperatives of Gujarat have been thriving because previous 7 many years because of to high values and standards established by its founder leaders like Tribhuvandas Patel and Dr Verghese Kurien. The combination of dynamic farmer management and skilled management has designed federation the most significant foods business in the country.”

Vice-Chairman Humbal said, “India has turn into the most significant milk-producing country in the earth because of to the replication of Amul product throughout the country. GCMMF will keep on to function in near coordination with all to strengthen the cooperative movement and also assistance milk producers of other states if such a need occurs. “

The team turnover of GCMMF combining the turnover of all the constituent member unions and GCMMF for all merchandise bought underneath the ‘Amul’ manufacturer has exceeded ₹52,000 crore or USD seven billion for 2019-20.